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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2021
... .” Guardian , September 27 . www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/sep/26/bookstagram-books-instagram-influencers-reading . Pressman Jessica . 2018 . “ Bookwork and Bookishness: An Interview with Doug Beube and Brian Dettmer .” In Wurth Brillenburg , Driscoll , and Pressman...
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Poetics Today (2021) 42 (2): 131–147.
Published: 01 June 2021
... with the physical object of the book (Anne Carson's Nox ) or integrating it with other media ( The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore ). 3 In the wake of digitization we thus see both a resurgence of what Jessica Pressman ( 2009 ) has labeled “bookishness”—an embrace of traditional material book culture...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (2): 425–427.
Published: 01 June 2018
... or coedited, the latest being The Futures of the Present: New Directions in (American) Literature (2017). She is currently completing a book project on “Culture of Bookish Surplus, or Multimodal American Fiction Today.” Mats Jansson is professor of comparative literature at the University of Gothenburg...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 June 2008
... was, of a ‘barnstorming mission to spread the word of bookishness (ibid.: 212). If “bookishness” may seem a rather peculiar charge against someone unabashedly promoting great books—and literary greatness as a privi- leged and identifiable quality all its own—perhaps it can nonetheless help define one...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 719–751.
Published: 01 December 2005
... al. 1972–90 , vol. 28 , bk. 1, pp. 175 -77. 1856 Letter to A. N. Maikov of 18 January, in Bazanov et al. 1972–90 , vol. 28 , bk. 1, pp. 206 -10. 1861a “Bookishness and Literacy: First Article” [Knizhnost' i grammatnost: Stat'ia pervaia'], in Bazanov et al. 1972–90 , vol. 19 : 5 -20...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2001
... into Yiddish. Jake’s American iden- tity rests on his not being a Russian peasant or a Cossack, on the one hand, and his not being a bookish Jew, like Bernstein, on the other. His Ameri- canization is tied in with his anti-intellectualism, his physical abilities, and his self-declared masculinity. A man...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 539–560.
Published: 01 December 2014
... or, rather, of learned and bookish sophistication. But in these texts there is no trace of any conscious employment of the older idioms dating back, say, to Geoffrey Chaucer’s time. From the point of view of historical linguistics, King Lear speaks the same language as Richard III or Henry VIII. All...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 697–718.
Published: 01 December 2005
... that the bookish phrase ‘‘must be tossed, turned, turned inside out, while it is being spoken. The image itself must be protected, only then will it come alive, full of sound and light’’ (Kodrianskaia 1954: 41). Remizov mapped out his path by exploring the forgotten rich sources of spoken Russian language...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... It is a commonplace that glasses spoil the looks of a nice girl, giving her a ‘‘bookish’’ and unattractive appearance (while glasses 6722 Poetics Today / 23:3 / sheet 117 of 214 can enhance the good looks of a man). It is also a traditionally shared opin- ion...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 225–301.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Yiddish dead in its tracks. In the hope of attracting a pan- Ashkenazic readership, editors and printers, whether in Basle or Krako´w, Venice or Lublin, still adhered to a crusty, bookish, artificial, and lexically conservative style. Thus, the immensely popular Seyfer lev tov (The Good Heart; 1620...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 1–49.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., especially when the authors are foreign speakers. An example of this, again from the Paris Review, is found in the interview with Borges, where the interviewer has tried to render the author’s “cosmopolitan diction” and “formal and bookish” speech in English (Gour- evitch 2006: 111 – 13). A second...